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New York is rebuilding. But in a sense, New York is always rebuilding. These images, culled from eight decades of the Daily News, remind us of all that's changed -- and all that stays the same.

Excerpted from New York Exposed: Photographs From the Daily News, published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

 

Most of the time, this city is as comfortable as breathing, as familiar to us as any picket-fenced middle-American town. But then, suddenly, there's a siren, a crowd of people looking up, a movie star alighting from a limousine, an eruption of shouting down the block. And New York, which an instant before might have seemed like a sitcom in reruns, becomes an epic, all the more compelling because we, as New Yorkers, have a stake in its outcome. Just a few weeks ago, we lived through an event of such horror and vividness that it will change forever the way the city is viewed. But the selection of images on the following pages, taken from New York Exposed: Photographs From the Daily News, a remarkable book of images culled from eight decades of Daily News archives, remind us that public drama and public tragedy have always been a part of life in New York. The images are beautiful, awesome, uncanny. It's a city you'll recognize.

 

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